Tear-filled Carlin Bates (Bringing Up Bates) took to social media to express her gratitude amid a recent family tragedy. During this challenging time, fans sent lots of love to Carlin. Now, she’s thanking them for all they’ve done while she’s grieved. So, what’s happening with the Bates family, and what did Carlin say?
Bringing Up Bates Family Suffers A Tragic Loss
As TV Shows Ace reported, Kelly Jo Bates broke the sad news earlier this week that her mom, Betty Jo Pitcher, passed away. Over the weekend, she went to the emergency room with RSV and ended up having complications. She was almost 84 years old.
Throughout the week, the adult Bates children have been speaking out about their grandmother’s death on Instagram. They have posted special memories and great pictures from over the years. Over the years, they had many wonderful times with their “Meema.”
Tear-Filled Carlin Bates Expresses Gratitude Amid Family Tragedy
In response to the news of Betty Jo’s death, the Bates family received many thoughtful comments from fans. Their social media followers offered to pray for them and sent words of encouragement their way too. A lot of fans will remember Betty Jo from Bringing Up Bates, or you might have seen her on Kelly Jo’s Instagram page.
It looks like Carlin Bates truly felt the love from fans. On Wednesday, after many fans messaged her about her grandmother’s death, she took to social media to thank them. She shared a tear-filled selfie via her Instagram Stories and said that is what she looked like as she read “all your messages about my grandmother.” She added a crying emoji and then thanked everyone for messaging her.
Though this is a challenging time for all of the Bates family members, they are fortunate to have each other. Plus, fans’ kind words are helping them push through.
Carlin Bates’ sister Michael Keilen also took to Instagram to thank her followers for all of the love and support. She shared a few snaps of Betty Jo and showed her appreciation for all of the kind messages she’s received.
So, do you appreciate that Carlin Bates is expressing gratitude amid this tragic time? Were you surprised to hear the news of her grandmother’s passing? Sound off in the comments section below. And come back to TV Shows Ace for more Bringing Up Bates news. Continue to keep the Bates family in your thoughts and prayers following the death of Betty Jo Pitcher.
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